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Russia, Africa Bolster Parliamentary Ties as Moscow Hosts Key Conference Plenary Session

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On March 19-20, Moscow is hosting the Second International Parliamentary Conference ahead of the second Russia-Africa summit scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg in late July 2023.
Sputnik comes to you live from the 'Russia-Africa in a Multipolar World' plenary session within the framework of the Second International Parliamentary Conference that kicked off in the heart of Moscow at the House of Unions.
Yuri Ushakov, aide to the Russian president on foreign policy, told reporters that President Vladimir Putin is expected to address the plenary session.
Delegations from 40 countries and 14 leaders are partaking in the conference, which started on Sunday. A total of 200 African parliamentarians, as well as experts from Russia and Africa are discussing ways of boosting cooperation between the Russian Federation and African countries.
On the first day of the conference, roundtables were held on the development of multifaceted cooperation, the role of parliaments in promoting economic ties and on possible legislative solutions to the most glaring socio-economic issues.
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